CEMETERY SUNDAY: The 3rd July is cemetery Sunday here in Mohill. Mass will be at 5pm in the parish church. The blessing of the graves will follow with the reciting of the roasary. We would like to remind those who have not cleaned their plot not to leave it to the last minute. We also ask those tidying heir family plots to please bring home the rubbish and waste. Please do not dump wreaths old flowers grass etc in the ditches or along the walls. Thank you for your cooperation from the parish cemetery committee. Great improvements have been made in and around the cemetery.
GAA LOTTO RESULTS: The numbers drawn on 13th June last were 2,13, 21, 28. There was no jackpot winner. The lucky dip winners were as follows: 1st 70 euro Emile Dugdale Mohill; 2nd 40 euro Sarah Gordan Mohill; 3rd 20 euro Thomas Mulligan Mohill. The draw on the 20th June was held in O’Callaghans Main Street with the jackpot at 6700 euro.
WALK FOR HOSPIICE: Get your walking boots on on Friday 24th June for the sponsored walk in aid of the North West Hospice which will be taking place from Aughavas GAA Park to Cloone Community Centre starting off at 7.30pm. Registration and sponsorship cards are available from Caroline Conefrey at Forget Me Not florists, Hyde Street Mohill and Mary Brennan also on Hyde Street . A bus will be available on the night for those returning to Aughavas after completing the walk.
RUBY WEDDING: We wish to add our congratulations to the many received by Dermot and Mary McDermott (Harte) Boeshill Mohill on celebrating their ruby wedding anniversary. Dermot and Mary are pillars of the community here in Mohill. They have a wonderful family,very obliging and always there to give a helping hand.
ITS A BOY: Our warmest congratulations to Shain and Catherine Hayes (Comiskeey) on the birth of their baby boy Conor, a new companion for brother Liam and a joy for grandparents Michael & Susan Comiskey Mohill and Patrick & Maureen Hayes Dublin. We all wish baby Conor a life filled with love and every blessing.
LEITRIM ASSOCIATION IN LONDON: The Leitrim Asociation in London launched its new website in the Adam and Eve pub in Hayes on the 11th June 2011. It was hosted by Fergus and Rose O’Brien. It was a most enjoyable event with over one hundred and twenty supporters attending. It also attracted many new faces to the Leitrim Association event. From Mohill there was Frank Keegan and friends who made everybody welcome. This was a momentous night. You can now log on and see for yourself. Remember this is only the start and the web site will develop over time.
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: There is Eucharistic Adoration every Thursday in St Patricks Church 10.30am - 10pm.
CONGRATULATIONS: His many friends here in Mohill wish to join with me in congratulating Robert O’Callaghan on being on the winning team Bish Rovers representing his college St Josephs College Galway when they captured one of their biggest ever pots when they won the senior eight title at the British National School Boys Championships in Notingham. It is the second time in history Bish have taken the title and now they take over as British champions from Eton College. Keep the Bish flag flying boys. You are a credit to Ireland. Your school parents and to all your supporters. We wish you continued success. Robert is son of Seamus and Mary O’Callaghan fomerly from Main St Mohill and now living in Galway. He is grandson of Eilish and the late Jim O’Callaghan, Main St Mohill.
JOSEPHINE FORTUNE (WINTERS): It was with genuine regret her many friends here in Mohill learned of the death of Josphine Fortune Brady and formerly from upper Main Street Mohill who died in the loving care of the staff at Roseville Nusing Home Bray on the 6th June 2011. She was predeceased by her husband Michael and grandson Alex. Remembering back the years when she and her late mother Mrs Winters had a sweet shop here in town Jocie as she was then affectionately known was very kind to all the school children. She was a lady with a wonderful gift to make everybody happy . She will be very sadly missed but remembered for her great sense of fun and loyalty. She was buried in Springfield Cemetery Bray following requiem Mass in the Church of the Most Holy Redeemer where family and friends gathered to pay their final farewells. Our sympathies are with her son John,daughter Niamh son in law daughter in law grandchildren brother James , sister in law cousins and all who mourn Jocie at this sad time.
CONGRATULATIONS: Many congratulations from the family and friends of Michtell Wright past pupil of Mohill community college in getting first class honours in toxicology at the Athlone institute of Technology recently. We all wish Mitchell continued success in the future and every blessing. Our congrats and very best wishes also to Lisa Kelly Lough Rynn who obtained first class honours in her finals at Lan school in Dublin.
COMMUNITY PLAYGROUP: To whom it may concern there are a number of limited places available at the Cloone /Aughavas Community Playschool. They are now taking bookings for September 2011 for children who are age two years and ten months on the 1st September 2011. They are also providing places under the ECCE scheme. If your child is going to school in 2012 and born between 2nd February 2007 and 30th June 2008 they are entitled to avail of the free preschool year. For enquiries bookings please call Marry Moran 071 9636916 Monday - Friday 9am - 12.30pm;.
CLASSS RE-UNIION: They came from the four corners of Ireland to celebrate the reunion of the 1981 class from Marian College Mohill. It was a momentous night at the Landmark Hotel Carrick on Shannon where everybody enjoyed a delicious meal meeting their school buddies from yesteryear taking a walk down memories lane and enjoying the music and the craic. On the night there was a great attendance of past pupils and teachers , it was lovely to see Sr Goretti and an honour to make a presentation to John Moran on his retirement from teaching at Mohill community college where he has been held in the highest esteem by pupils and colleagues alike. We wish john , his wife Teresa and family good health in his retirement and every blessing now and in the future. We thank the Looney Hoppers for their delightful music and last but not least the management and staff at the Landmark Hotel for a delicious meal and for their hospitality. Roll on 2021 for our Ruby reunion.